Photo Credit: Susan French

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First Annual Playwright Festival

October 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31, and November 5, 6, 7

Under direction of Sharie Renault
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We will be following the covid protocol mandated by the county, state and Grace Episcopal Church.

Masks are required for all audience members during the performance and proof of vaccination w/id is required upon entry at the door.

Prices

Free online to the community.

Donation

GEneral $25
GRoups $20
Students $15
Friday - saturday: 7:30pm | Sunday Matinee: 5:00pm
Thursday: 6:30pM
Food & Wine Reception before the play reading
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OPening Nights are private events where we invite all of our members to join us and celebrate the opening of each play.

We'd love for you to come!
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Plays written by Locals!

We are beyond excited to begin our live season with two guest directors, Danielle Devitt and Dianna L. Grayer, and nine short plays written by local playwrights. The following one act plays will be performed by our talented ensemble in a variety of roles.

Please join us for an exciting adventure in live theater and share dynamic, quality performances that catalyze conversations that can heal and transform. A Q&A session with the cast, director and playwright will follow each performance.

Schedule:

Oct. 22, 23, 24 (3 short plays)

Dining In by Michael Waterson

With Dining In, a dog and cat whose owner is negligent, hilariously vie for food.

Tengo Sed by Tom Diggs

Tengo Sed addresses the plight of immigrants crossing the desert into the US from Mexico and those who illegally aid them with food and water.

What’s It Worth? by Dorothea Rastegar

In What’s It Worth?, an elderly woman is pressured by her son to sell the family home.

Oct. 29, 30, 31 (3 short plays)

Pushing Boulders by Karen Pinomaki

Pushing Boulders is a zany comedic spoof on a job interview that goes awry.

The Cabin by Alli Williams

The Cabin is a Steven King-like thriller with a woman isolating during the pandemic alone in a remote area. 

Pictures Don’t Lie by Dianna L. Grayer

Pictures Don’t Lie is a conversation between two Black professionals about the storming of the Capitol in Washington D.C. on January 6.

Nov. 5, 6, 7 (3 short plays)

Ever After by Michael Waterson

Ever After is a comedic therapy session with marriage counselor Mother Goose and a princess demanding a divorce from a frog.

Absolution by Michael Waterson

Absolution is a tale of a priest and an angry confessor with a shocking secret.

Peace, Love and Understanding by Traci Dutton

Peace, Love and Understanding centers on two very different recipients who are getting a covid shot at a vaccination site.


First Annual Playwright Festival

Community Members

Directed by Sharie Renault

Prices

General: $25 / Groups $20 / Students $15

Watch our 4 episodes of local resident’s stories below.

Donations are gratefully accepted
GEneral $25
GRoups $20
Students $15

October 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31, and November 5, 6, 7

Friday - Saturday: 7:30pm | Sunday Matinee: 5:00pm
Thursday: 6:30pM
Food & Wine Reception before the play reading

All performances are held at Grace Episcopal Church, Newton Hall

Get Tickets

OPening Nights are private events where we invite all of our members to join us and celebrate the opening of each play.

We'd love for you to come!
Become A Member

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Step 1: Click on "Get Tickets" button above. Once on ShowTix click on "Rent Video" button.

Step 2: Select number of tickets needed. 1 ticket = 1 device. Then click checkout button.

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Step 5: Click download tickets, and look for access code. If you sign up during Nov 20-22 you should be able to click the "Watch Stream" button.

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Director's Statement

Sharie Renault

Episodes

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About

We are beyond excited to begin our live season with two guest directors, Danielle Devitt and Dianna L. Grayer, and nine short plays written by local playwrights. The following one act plays will be performed by our talented ensemble in a variety of roles.

Please join us for an exciting adventure in live theater and share dynamic, quality performances that catalyze conversations that can heal and transform. A Q&A session with the cast, director and playwright will follow each performance.

Schedule:

Oct. 22, 23, 24 (3 short plays)

Dining In by Michael Waterson

With Dining In, a dog and cat whose owner is negligent, hilariously vie for food.

Tengo Sed by Tom Diggs

Tengo Sed addresses the plight of immigrants crossing the desert into the US from Mexico and those who illegally aid them with food and water.

What’s It Worth? by Dorothea Rastegar

In What’s It Worth?, an elderly woman is pressured by her son to sell the family home.

Oct. 29, 30, 31 (3 short plays)

Pushing Boulders by Karen Pinomaki

Pushing Boulders is a zany comedic spoof on a job interview that goes awry.

The Cabin by Alli Williams

The Cabin is a Steven King-like thriller with a woman isolating during the pandemic alone in a remote area. 

Pictures Don’t Lie by Dianna L. Grayer

Pictures Don’t Lie is a conversation between two Black professionals about the storming of the Capitol in Washington D.C. on January 6.

Nov. 5, 6, 7 (3 short plays)

Ever After by Michael Waterson

Ever After is a comedic therapy session with marriage counselor Mother Goose and a princess demanding a divorce from a frog.

Absolution by Michael Waterson

Absolution is a tale of a priest and an angry confessor with a shocking secret.

Peace, Love and Understanding by Traci Dutton

Peace, Love and Understanding centers on two very different recipients who are getting a covid shot at a vaccination site.


Place

Time

Sponsor

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Intermission

15 minute intermission halfway through the play

Talk Back

the actors and director will hold an open discussion with the audience at the conclusion of the performance.

Auditons

Auditions

Auditons

Auditons

About

We are beyond excited to begin our live season with two guest directors, Danielle Devitt and Dianna L. Grayer, and nine short plays written by local playwrights. The following one act plays will be performed by our talented ensemble in a variety of roles.

Please join us for an exciting adventure in live theater and share dynamic, quality performances that catalyze conversations that can heal and transform. A Q&A session with the cast, director and playwright will follow each performance.

Schedule:

Oct. 22, 23, 24 (3 short plays)

Dining In by Michael Waterson

With Dining In, a dog and cat whose owner is negligent, hilariously vie for food.

Tengo Sed by Tom Diggs

Tengo Sed addresses the plight of immigrants crossing the desert into the US from Mexico and those who illegally aid them with food and water.

What’s It Worth? by Dorothea Rastegar

In What’s It Worth?, an elderly woman is pressured by her son to sell the family home.

Oct. 29, 30, 31 (3 short plays)

Pushing Boulders by Karen Pinomaki

Pushing Boulders is a zany comedic spoof on a job interview that goes awry.

The Cabin by Alli Williams

The Cabin is a Steven King-like thriller with a woman isolating during the pandemic alone in a remote area. 

Pictures Don’t Lie by Dianna L. Grayer

Pictures Don’t Lie is a conversation between two Black professionals about the storming of the Capitol in Washington D.C. on January 6.

Nov. 5, 6, 7 (3 short plays)

Ever After by Michael Waterson

Ever After is a comedic therapy session with marriage counselor Mother Goose and a princess demanding a divorce from a frog.

Absolution by Michael Waterson

Absolution is a tale of a priest and an angry confessor with a shocking secret.

Peace, Love and Understanding by Traci Dutton

Peace, Love and Understanding centers on two very different recipients who are getting a covid shot at a vaccination site.


Place

Time

Sponsor

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Intermission

15 minute intermission halfway through the play

Talk Back

the actors and director will hold an open discussion with the audience at the conclusion of the performance.

Auditons

Place

Time

Characters

Auditons

Auditons

Auditions

Auditons

Auditons

Cast

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